Another bug that would have been caught if packages went through a boot/acceptance test

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Wed Sep 29 16:06:35 UTC 2010


On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 10:57:11 -0400,
  James Laska <jlaska at redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> In fairness, reboot was tested by a proventester for this update.  The
> bug doesn't surface on reboot alone.  The problem happens after prelink
> has run ... then you're hosed.  

You still had a chance if you didn't reboot. rpm still worked for me on
the second system I saw. Unfortunately on the first one, I assumed I lost a
fan and shut the machine down and then was pretty hosed as chroot wouldn't
work as my livecd's were too old and the minimum kernel level was a problem.


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